Portsmouth pubs history index
The Fortitude Tap is at 7 Bath Square
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hampshire.
Residents at this address
My great, great, great grandmother, Sarah Sargeant, ran the Coal Exchange from c. 1830 (then, as The North Country). Sarah Sargeant is listed on the 1841 Census in The Coal Exchange.
Sarah's husband, Henry Sargeant who died in 1828, ran "The Fortitude" in Broad Street c. 1823.
1823/Henry Sargeant, Fortitude, Broad Street/../../Pigots Directory *
1830/Richard Barton, Fortitude, 49 Broad Street/../../Pigots Directory *
1852/Jas Bartlett/../../../Slaters Directory
1855/James Bartlett/../../../Post Office Directory
1875/John Lodder/../../../Kellys Directory
1881/John Smith/Licensed Victualler, Widow/51/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census
1881/Jane Wilkins/General Servant/35/Gosport, Hampshire/Census
1881/Mary Hayes/General Servant/19/Botley, Hampshire/Census
1889/Charles Cotterell/../../../Kellys Directory
1898/Mrs Sarah Cotterell/../../../Kellys Directory
1911/V Hawkins/../../../Kellys Directory
1920/M Devlin/../../../Kellys Directory
* Provided By Christopher Sargeant